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by AE3RT
Tue Apr 08, 2014 11:11 pm
Forum: Scammer Reports
Topic: *S-C-A-M* K6PBM and KB1MUL
Replies: 2
Views: 1705

Re: *S-C-A-M* K6PBM and KB1MUL

Yes, and he is still at work. He responded to a wanted to buy ad that I placed today. I saw the call and e-mail mismatch, but wanted to see what he would send as pictures for the radio. As I expected he lifted pictures from elsewhere on the web (eBay UK) and sent them to me. I did not inform him of ...
by AE3RT
Wed Apr 03, 2013 3:53 pm
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: K3/P3 posted by Wd8MLV possible scam
Replies: 4
Views: 2990

Re: K3/P3 posted by Wd8MLV possible scam

On another ad for a FT-897D he posed as John, AD6KD. He said the following in an e-mail to me: "Okay Roger, Yeah, it includes the YF-122C. Kindly proceed with a PO money order to. Name: Paciana Benitez Ashton Address: 931 Temple dr., apt 2 San Jose, CA 95117 Due to health issues ...... cant really g...
by AE3RT
Tue Apr 02, 2013 5:38 pm
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: K3/P3 posted by Wd8MLV possible scam
Replies: 4
Views: 2990

Re: K3/P3 posted by Wd8MLV possible scam

Thanks Merle, Everything I have been interested in buying lately has been a scam:-) I am getting tired of finding them and posting them! Did you (or anyone on the forum, for that matter) have any communications with this individual? I would be interested in seeing if a particular individual/address ...
by AE3RT
Tue Apr 02, 2013 5:08 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Hijacked Call WD8MLV - Another K3 Scam!?
Replies: 1
Views: 1936

Hijacked Call WD8MLV - Another K3 Scam!?

Hello All, Once again, it appears that this person is using the same scam he ran on QTH last week under KI6MPJ, under a new call WD8MLV. I have included both ads that were slightly rearranged, but the verbage and options are the same. He added a serial number for the K3 (very close to the one he ema...
by AE3RT
Mon Apr 01, 2013 7:01 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Hijacked AD6KD FT-897D - Appears to be Scammer
Replies: 1
Views: 1671

Hijacked AD6KD FT-897D - Appears to be Scammer

Hello All, There is an ad currently running for a FT-897D with LDG tuner, etc under the call AD6KD... I received the following e-mail from this individual today: "Okay Roger, Yeah, it includes the YF-122C. Kindly proceed with a PO money order to. Name: Paciana Benitez Ashton Address: 931 Temple dr.,...
by AE3RT
Fri Mar 29, 2013 11:32 pm
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: Someone Using KI6MPJ Running K3 Scam
Replies: 1
Views: 2178

Re: Someone Using KI6MPJ Running K3 Scam

Hello All,

I did find out from the e-bay seller that the serial number that the scammer used was not the correct one.

73,

Roger (AE3RT)
by AE3RT
Fri Mar 29, 2013 1:24 am
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: Someone Using KI6MPJ Running K3 Scam
Replies: 1
Views: 2178

Someone Using KI6MPJ Running K3 Scam

Hello All, There was what appeared to be a scam running on qth.com: "Listing Number: 1055778 Date Ad was Placed: 03/27/13 Name: James Phone Number: E-MAIL ONLY Callsign: KI6MPJ Category: RADIOHF Heading: FS: Elecraft K3/100 & P3 Scope Ad Message: For Sale: Loaded Elecraft K3 and P3 panadapter with m...